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Ringling Abuse

Published in AM NEW YORK 3/27/06:

Animal abuse

March 27, 2006

Re the picture of the Ringling Bros. clowns getting their shoes shined (March 25): Too bad you didn't include a picture of the Ringling elephants in leg chains, which Ringling has finally admitted to; or a picture of the three dead Ringling elephants they list as though alive in their "wonderful babies" flyer; or a picture of the Ringling lion who recently died of heat stroke without water in a poorly ventilated boxcar, in the Mojave Desert; or the ...well, you get the picture.

--Kiley Blackman, Yonkers

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